Claxton, Karin Ruth (nee Hudoc) of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the age of 47. Beloved daughter of the late James and Ruth Hudoc; devoted mother of Tristan Claxton and Bethany Claxton; dear sister of Michael Hudoc and John Hudoc; and is also survived by her former-husband, Matthew J. Claxton, many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Karin graduated in 1994 from University of Illinois in Champaign and began student teaching in the Chicago area. She got her dream job at a beautiful school called Landmark in McHenry, IL teaching beginning band for 6 years. Karin became a mother to her first born in 2001 to Tristan when she became a stay at home mom, her daughter Bethany followed in 2005. She was an avid Cubs fan, enjoyed music and boating but loved her kids more than anything else in the world. Karin was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be made in Karin's name to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.